Global Warming

Climate Report Warns of Drought, Disease

March 12, 2007 — Courtesy of Seth Borenstein, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The harmful effects of global warming on daily life are already showing up, and within a couple of decades hundreds of millions of people won’t have enough water,...

Lake Superior

Scientists Wary of Lake Superior Warming

February 27, 2007 — By Associated Press DULUTH, Minn. — For Jay Austin, who has made a career of studying the Great Lakes, the warming climate around Lake Superior is no mystery. But he was surprised to find the waters...

ski-resort

Climate change puts ski resorts on slippery slope

Hilary Osborne and agencies Wednesday February 14, 2007 Guardian Unlimited Traditional ski holidays could be a thing of the past in 25 years, with climate change bringing a dramatic decrease in snow cover at resorts in the Alps and the...

frogs

Amphibian Ark Planned to Save Frogs

Ponds and swamps are becoming eerily silent. The familiar melody of ribbits, croaks and chirps is disappearing as a mysterious killer fungus wipes out frog populations around the globe, a phenomenon likened to the extinction of dinosaurs. Scientists from around...

Peruvian Glacier

Mountain glacier could ‘vanish’

The disappearance of a glacier high in the Andes could provide the clearest evidence yet of global climate change, a senior academic has warned. The Peruvian Qori Kalis glacier could vanish in just five years, climatologist Lonnie Thompson predicts.The fragile...

Peruvian Glacier

Peruvian Glacier May Vanish In 5 Years

When glaciologist Lonnie Thompson returns to Peru’s Qori Kalis glacier early this summer, he expects to find that half of the ice he saw during his visit there last year has vanished. Ohio State University glaciologist Lonnie Thompson has made...

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